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Qualification Title National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration) with strands in A Grade Tunnel Manager, and Coal Mine Underviewer
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 5 - 6
Credits 84 - 90
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Process and Resources Engineering » Mining and Resources Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology » Extractive Industries
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration) with strands in A Grade Tunnel Manager, and Coal Mine Underviewer is designed for A Grade Tunnel Managers or Coal Mine Underviewers as part of the requirements for their statutory status.

Holders of this qualification are able to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to: planning rehabilitation operations; designing, establishing, and maintaining effective ventilation systems; geology for underground extraction; evaluating and implementing plans to manage old workings and inundations in underground sites.

The A Grade Tunnel Manager strand contains standards that recognise the additional specific skills and knowledge required for that role. These include analysis and selection of mining and transportation plant; evaluation of ground conditions and design of support methods for underground mines and tunnels; and knowledge of tunnelling methods.

The Coal Mine Underviewer strand contains standards that recognise the additional specific skills and knowledge required for that role. These include knowledge and application of survey methods at an extraction site; interpretation of underground extractive site plans; analysis and selection of mining and transportation plant; and knowledge of processes related to settling ponds at extraction sites.

People who have gained this qualification with the A Grade Tunnel Manager strand and the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager) (Level 5) [Ref: 1535] will have been awarded all the standards required for the Certificate of Competence as an A Grade Tunnel Manager.

People who have gained this qualification with the Coal Mine Underviewer strand and the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager) (Level 5) [Ref: 1535] with the optional strand in Coal Mine Deputy will have been awarded all the standards required for the Certificate of Competence as a Coal Mine Underviewer.

However, there are additional statutory requirements that must be met before these Certificates of Competence can be awarded. Please refer to the special notes for further details about the additional requirements.

The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration) with strands in A Grade Tunnel Manager, and Coal Mine Underviewer [Ref: 1538] builds on the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager) (Level 5) with an optional strand in Coal Mine Deputy [Ref: 1535], which is a prerequisite for award of this qualification.

This qualification can lead on to the National Diploma in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration) (Level 6) with strands in First Class Mine Manager, and First Class Coal Mine Manager [Ref: 1539].
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation MITO New Zealand Incorporated
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1538
Status Expiring
Created March 2010
Last Reviewed December 2019
Last Date For Entry December 2021
Expires December 2023
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